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Small Cities Sanitation Programme

Procurement ref:




Business sector:

Municipal and environmental infrastructure

Project number:


Funding source:


Contract type:

Project goods, works and services

Notice type:

General Procurement notices

Issue date:

04 Feb 2022

Closing date:

03 Feb 2023   at  11:19   TUNIS


The Tunisian National Sanitation Utility, ONAS intends using the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the African Development Bank [the Banks] for a project to rehabilitate and upgrade the sanitation network in 30 secondary cities (less than 10,000 inhabitants). The proposed project, which has a total estimated cost of EUR 160 million, will require the procurement of the following goods, works and services:

The project includes:

  1. the construction of 19 new waste water treatment plants;
  1. upgrade and rehabilitation of sanitation network systems including 126 kilometres of new networks and construction of 16 new pumping stations; and
  1. related consulting services.

Tendering for the above contracts is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2022.

Contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank will be subject to the national procurement system as per the African Development Bank Procurement Policy Framework and will be open to firms and individuals from any country. The proceeds of the Bank's loan will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, of for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations or under a law of official regulation of the Purchaser's country.

Interested suppliers, contractors and consultants should contact:


32 rue Hédi Nouira Tunis 1001 - Tunisia

Phone : (00216) 71 346100

Fax: (00216) 71 350 411

E-Mail: boc @

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